This Picture Of A Smiling Rescue Dog Was All The Evidence The Police Needed

When Michigan resident Dan Tillery and his girlfriend found their dream rescue dog, they had fulfilled a lifelong dream. Adopting a rescue dog in need of a loving home from a local shelter was something the couple firmly believed in. As soon as they saw Diggy, it was love at first sight.

What Dan and his girlfriend didn’t know was that this adoption would cause a whirlwind chain of events; events that would change their lives and their town forever.

Read here to find out how one picture of smiling Diggy was all the evidence the police needed.

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1. Lost Soul

It all began when a sad two-year-old stray dog was found wandering on the streets of Detroit, Michigan. He was picked up by Detroit Animal Control. Detroit Dog Rescue (DDR), a local no-kill shelter, came to collect the dogs from them.

The problem was, they had already put 12 dogs into the van, and that one last rescue dog didn’t have any space. He sat, forlorn, in his cage, alone. No one could ever have known how big of a controversy he would spark — and it would involve the police.

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